FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE MANAGER

The Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ Government has an available career opportunity for the position of Fisheries and Wildlife Manager. The Fisheries and Wildlife Manager is responsible for the implementation of fisheries and wildlife related legislation and programming within the Department of Lands and Resources. This position requires an individual with a strong education in natural resource science, or a related field, and experience with regulatory and/or enforcement work within government. In order to support the Department of Lands and Resources in conducting fisheries and wildlife plans and strategies and to ensure that all related activities are undertaken in a legally compliant manner, it is necessary for the successful candidate to have a strong interest in legislation and the educational background to provide scientifically and legally sound advice. This position reports to the Manager of Lands and Resources.

Education/Certification/Training

• Bachelor Degree in related Discipline (Natural Resource Science, Environmental Science, Biology)
• Prefer Post-Secondary Courses or formal training in Indigenous History / Rights, Management / Supervision, Leadership, Conflict Resolution Planning, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Environmental Sciences, Fisheries and Aquaculture, and Wildlife Management.

Experience

• Four to Five (4-5) years’ experience leading and managing fisheries and/or wildlife initiatives, programs and services with two (2) years or more experience supervising employees and overseeing contractors
• First Nation experience in Lands and Resources/Fisheries/Wildlife Management preferred
• Related experience in Planning, Financial Management, Proposal Writing and Policy Development
• Project Management experience
• Experience working with applicable Regulations and Standards
• Experience working with Modern Treaty Governments preferred
• Experience with WorkSafe BC

Skills

• Knowledge of contract law and the Maa-nulth Treaty; as well as all relevant Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ legislation
• Capacity to synthesize broad, complex and inter-related materials into meaningful plans or strategies
• Exceptional / strong mediation and conflict management skills
• Ability to work independently / with minimal supervision
• Exceptional / strong planning, organizational and coordination skills

Company: 

Ucluelet Government

Location: 

Ucluelet

Contact Info: 

How to Apply: please submit your covering letter, resume and three recent employment references to the attention of the Director of Operations, by email (employment@ufn.ca), fax (250-726-7552), by mail (P.O. Box 699, Ucluelet, BC, V0R 3A0) or in person (700 Wya Road, Hitacu, BC).

Closing Date: Friday, January 4, 2019

Thank you in advance for your application. We will be in touch with those who are shortlisted for an interview.